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happening at the park sherrington apartments behind us here. police have blocked off the entrance way to the apartment buildings. this is about one dozen police officers on the scene. here is what we know so far. just before 3:00 we are told a family member came home and discovered two bodies, that of a man and women and they are calling them suspicious deaths. they're focusing on this apartment building and a dumpster behind it. they are going through the dempster as we speak. we have seen them interviewing three people who live in the apartment. not a lot of information is released. is early in the investigation. we saw them going into evidence collection equipment. they are getting started on this. neighbors are beginning to get home and seemed stunned this is happening. we will stay on top of it and have the details as soon as we know them. >> keep us posted out there. thank you very much. meanwhile thousands of people took their message to end aides straight to the white house today. a handful were arrested. sam ford is live with the details. >> 20,000 people are here for the int
girl nearly snatched by this stranger in broad daylight. how police are enlisting every one of us to eye department if i the predator. >>> made in america. the firestorm over those olympic uniforms, made in china. well, what about the clothes on your back? tonight, david muir with american workers who are already bringing jobs and that label right back home. >>> good evening. tonight, an astonishing strike at the heart of a dictatorship. it is like something out of an international thriller. a bomb, right in the command center of syria's president bashar assad. at least three of his key commanders have been killed, including his powerful brother-in-law. one rebel said, "this is the beginning of the end." so, what does this mean for the united states? and what about syria's dangerous ally, iran? abc's global affairs anchor christiane amanpour has the story tonight. >> reporter: fighting raged in the capital after an unp unprecedented strike at the heart of the once untouchable syrian regime. bashar assad must be wondering who he can trust after a bomb was detonated in once of its m
. thank you for joining us this morning. >> okay. >> thank you. >>> and for more on how law enforcement officials across the country, are responding in the wake of this shooting, we're joined by charles ramsey, thank you for joining us, commissioner, you joining us, commissioner, you have the four largest police department in country right now, what kind of measures did you put in place after this shooting? >> we have special attention being paid to movie theaters and other locations where large number of people gather. the issue for me, i can't put a cop in every movie theater, from now on, at a shopping mall or high school. and these are all places that we have had mass shootings in the past. we got to find a solution beyond that. >> have you seen any incidents at all? >> no, we haven't seen anything, fortunately we haven't. incidents like this, fortunately,, don't occur every day. what happens every day, there is gun violence on our streets every day. >> what do you think should be the beginning of coming up with a solution? >> for me, the question has been, what will change as far a
. >> thought we were going to die. >> and a u.s. airways flight forced to land suddenly in philadelphia, as a mysterious smell made the crew sick and grounded the plane. >>> narrow escape. this teenager dodging the jaws of death, after coming face-to-face with a ten-foot alligator. the beast dragging him underwater devitwice. how he broke free. he lost his arm but not his fighting spirit. >>> and back to work. tom cruise embraced by cast and crew, as katie holmes begins her new life with suri in new york. is katie taking cues from nicole kidman, as she says good-bye to tom? >>> and the whole gang here this morning. we have breaking news. let's go to columbus, ohio. that train derailment. firefighters and hazardous materials crews. two people are injured on the ground. they're going to be okay. the big concern, tryin to figure out if the chemicals burning in those cars are dangerous. >> 11 cars were derailed. not far from the university of ohio campus. jim avila is tracking the latest. let's turn to him right now. jim? >> reporter: good morning, robin. it started as a bright flash in the
of israeli tourists in bulgaria. he was carrying a fake michigan driver's license and fake u.s. passport at the time of the attack. jeffrey kofman has the latest. >> reporter: he targeted israeli tourists who came to a holiday at a quiet resort. just as they boarded a bus, the blast ripped through the vehicle. >> people are hurt, without legs, without heads. >> reporter: this youtube video shows the scene moments after the huge explosion. this security video shows the bomber in the airport just minutes before. he appears to be wearing a wig. he carried with him an american i.d. a michigan driver's license. but the city, baton rouge, as in louisiana. a cheap fake. no one claimed responsibility yet. but israel has though doubts. >> this is clearly a terrorist attack initiated by hezbollah, hamas or another group. >> reporter: there have been repeated alerts and warnings in recent months. those, israel is vowing to avenge this attack. josh? >> jeffrey kofman, thank you. >>> now to the crisis in syria. president bashir al assad has not been seen in public since three of his top aides were ki
: there was saturation coverage on local tv news, and police used the cutting edge approach of posting the video on facebook, youtube, and twitter. they say the footage, which abc news aired last night, was shared so often that an estimated eight million people may have viewed the video. >> it demonstrates the power of getting information out, having good video and calling on the public. >> reporter: authorities say figueroa fagot has an extensive criminal record, and had been accused of sexual assault before. but today there is relief and police say that disturbing tape was the catalyst in breaking the case. what was unique about this case was to see the suspect's hunt and attack plan fully play ourt on tape. he pulled up in white sedan. he had been watching the children. the kids walked by. the suspect gets out of the car and begins stalking them. in the end, police say the children were the real heroes. a little girl who fought back. >> the fact is she struggled almost immediately. >> and a cute little boy with a big set of lungs. >> she said never screamed as loud, never heard him scream tha
, but he won't show us his. it's kind of fascinating. >> reporter: when his father, george romney man for president in 1968, he released 12 years of tax returns saying a single return could "be a fluke" done for show. earlier this year, mitt romney was challenged to do the same thing. >> will you follow your father's example? >> maybe. >> reporter: he didn't. instead releasing just his 2010 return and an estimate of his taxes for 2011. telling diane sawyer that's plenty. >> we have released all the information required by law and then some. >> reporter: we have looked back and found every presidential nominee in both parties over the last three decades has released more tax returns. romney says he will release his 2011 return when he finishes it. but that's it. not that he doesn't have more returns handy. when he was under kid rauconsid to be john mccain's runningmate, he gave mccain 23 years of tax returns, noting at the time i af am a bit of a pack rat i had them all. the romney campaign calls all this attention to his personal finances a distraction, an effort they say by the obama
later on "gma." >>> and from the other side of the world, the u.s. is reportedly rushing dozens of unmanned submersibles through the persian gulf. "the l.a. times" says it's part of a military build up, aimed at preventing iran from closing the strait of hormuz. those submersibles can detect and destroy mines. they were requested in may by the top u.s. commander in that region. >>> two major developments in a hazing scandal at florida a&m university. the university president has now abruptly resigned. his resignation comes on the same day at the parents of an apparent hazing victim sued the school. robert champion died after being beaten by band members. and his parents say the university did not do enough to stop the hazing. >>> it is time for the weather from across the nation. one major trouble spot today stretches from texas to the carolinas and south into florida. expect drenching rain, flooding and of course, a whole lot of humidity. severe storms over the dakotas. but we're lucky out here in the northeast, with sunny and dry conditions, for now, though. >> for now. swelte
interviewed him in 2005, i asked him about the u.s. overtly seeking a new syrian leader even then. >> i feel very confident for one reason because i was made in syria. i wasn't made in the united states. so i'm not worried. >> reporter: assad is iran's only arab ally and israeli and american officials feel iran would be weakened if there was an end to the assad regime. christiane amanpour, abc news, jerusalem. >> speaking of iran, we have a major new development in the deadly attack on a bus filled with israeli students in bulgaria. investigators say it was carried out by a suicide bomber who actually was carrying an american passport and a driver's license from the state of michigan. he was described as a caucasian man with long hairth in sports attire. stral had bombs iran for that bombing. eight were killed. dozens injured. we'll follow that development throughout the morning. >>> former president george w. bush used a rare interview to talk in depth about his post-presidential life. mr. bush told a think tank in dallas he would much rather focus on policy as opposed to politics. he calle
of fuel to the campaign. the u.s. economy added only 80,000 jobs. the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 8.2%. the president on the defensive. david kerley is following the president. >> reporter: it didn't take long for romney to come off vacation and go on the attack. the president tried to make the case that the economy is still adding jobs. it didn't take long for the two candidates to respond. >> it's still tough out there. we have to grow the economy faster and put more people back to work. >> we have seen the jobs report this morning. and it is another kick in the gut. to middle class families. >> reporter: here's what's happened. in the first three months, good job growth. in the last three months, call it lackluster. >> the economy is recovering. it's a slow, falters, frustrating economy. >> reporter: on a bus tour through ohio, the spt arguing that more needs to be done. when he said this about job growth -- >> it's a step in the right direction. >> reporter: -- mitt romney pounced. he said creating 80,000 jobs is no step in the right direction. >> american families are sfru
're safer. not true. people used to think getting low would saefb you. if you're outside, it doesn't matter how tall you are, you have to get inside. the final lesson? when thunder roars, go indoors. ginger sze, abc news new york. >> most lightning strikes are two to three miles long. the circumference of a lightning strike is the size of a quarter. what happened? take cover, get on the ground. >> i'm not hanging around here. >> stop, drop and roll. wait, that's for something else. >> getting to know you really well tonight, paula. >> hey, efb, i want to let you know i have a snuggie on. >>> fans go behind the scenes next. ♪ >>> from its campy beginnings on abc to its dark days on the big screen, "batman" has been a part of americana culture. >> fans will witness an end to the trilogy that features fights on screen and drama off. chris connelley has more. >> reporter: fans have spent week withes awaiting the dark knight rises. third film in the christian bale starring batman trilogy. and with the film, 165 minutes of moodiness and mayhem upon them, folks have been feeling it. in line and
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republicans charged huma abedin for using her position to promote the cause of the muslim brotherhood. she's a constant presence at the secretary's side. she's also the wife of former congressman anthony weiner. in her letter to top intelligence and security officials, bachmann wrote that abedin has three family members connected to muslim brotherhood operatives and or organization. her position affords her routine access to the secretary and to policymaking. secretary clinton met with him last week in cairo. bachmann said that her letter has been taken out of context. she hasn't backed down from her charges. john boehner. >> i think accusations like this being thrown around are pretty dangerous. >> john mccain. >> these sinister accusations rest solely on unsubstantiate associates of members of huma's family. >> reporter: the controversy comes as weiner is trying to make an attempt to clean up their image. they're featured in this week's "people" magazine. >> thanks, karen, for that report. >>> thousands of frightened syrians are now pouring across the border as violence in their country
, with that proper british charm, he's receiving so much more. his country. can you give us an idea of what people will see? >> us english, we're having trags traditional. you are going to get a real traditional english feel about the whole games and the opening ceremony. there's so much excitement in london at the moment. i feel that we do big competitions and big spectacular occasions like this really well and like i said, our country all comes together and the union jacks come out and it's a real kind of english feel, which is special. >> reporter: he's pulling double duty, as mls soccer all-star and listen don olympics ambassador. >> been amazing. one minute i'm with hmuhammad ali, then i'm in philadelphia playing soccer. then i'm at number 10. >> reporter: as in downing street, where he'll be meeting with the prime minister. >> it's not every day that you are able to be part of the opening ceremonies in london. >> reporter: beckham reaches his pinnacle in just two nights, as the showpiece opening ceremonies start. a role so secret, olympic sources say no one could guess. how did you feel when
about the word that he used that set this off. >> my experience as an olympic organizer is there are always a few very small things that end up going not quite right in the first day or so, those get ironed out. and then when the games themselves begin, and athletes take over, all of the mistakes of the organizing committee and i made a few. all of those are overwhelmed by, the main things, the athletes carry out. >> reporter: the prime minister was asked if romney apologized at ten downing street. the prime minister felt a volt of confidence from mitt romney. the story traveled all the way back to salt lake city. the spokesman for the mayor there, saying of the prime minister in brit thivenain. happy to have him. happy to send a map that he doesn't run into trouble check for the middle of nowhere. david muir, abc news. >> the white house is pushing better educational opportunities for african-american students. the president signed an initiative aimed at ensuring students receive a complete and competitive education. >>> 300,000 people lost power in the ohio valley and
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